Aim of this module
The aim of the elective period is to facilitate wider experience of healthcare and/or the practice of Healthcare Science in a cultural and/or clinical setting that is different from the usual training environment. This may involve healthcare or Healthcare Science in a different area of the health service, or in pursuit of a particular clinical or research interest.
The elective period can be taken any time during the specialist training. It may comprise a single 4- to 6-week elective or a series of shorter periods of elective training.
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Produce learning outcomes for the elective training period and link these to Good Scientific Practice.
Write a report of your elective training that includes your learning outcomes (mapped to Good Scientific Practice), a critical reflection on your experience and an action plan.
Plan, prepare and deliver an oral presentation that describes and reflects on the learning from your elective and shows how your experience will shape your future practice.